WKU Public Radio News Staff
Thu April 7, 2005
Funeral Set For Slain Guardsman
Edmonton, KY – A Kentucky National Guardsman killed in Iraq last week will be buried on Saturday. The funeral for 21 year old Specialist Eric Toth will be at 1:00 Central time at Edmonton Worship Center.
Toth was killed March 30th when a homemade car bomb exploded as he and two other guardsmen rode in a Humvee providing security protection for a convoy along a busy supply route in Baghdad.
Since Toth's death, another Kentucky guardsman was also killed in Iraq. 27 year old Sergeant James Sherrill died Sunday when a bomb exploded near his military vehicle.
Sherrill was part of the 2113th Transportation Company based in Paducah. Services for Sherrill have not been made public yet.